Inpatient Laboratory Operations Manager CLS

This reputable healthcare system is searching for a CLS Manager to oversee Laboratory Operations at one of its busiest San Francisco Bay Area Inpatient Medical Centers. This person will work for a valued company, and lead a team of dedicated and experienced Scientists, Researchers, and Specialists in one of Northern California’s most picturesque regions. 

Reporting to the Regional Laboratory Operations Director, the CLS Lab Manager will work closely with many direct and indirect stakeholders in the day-to-day operations of this extremely busy Inpatient Laboratory. Working collaboratively with Acute Care personnel such as Medical Directors, Physicians, Nurse Navigators, and RN Coordinators, the Laboratory Manager will act as the point of contact for multiple service centers. A great aptitude for building and maintaining positive stakeholder relationships will be very important for someone in this role to succeed.

Directly supported by 2 CLS Supervisors, the Laboratory Operations Manager will oversee over 120 FTEs in this fully-equipped laboratory that handles Pathology, Blood Banking, and Clinical Laboratory Services. Supporting the Manager are CLS Technical and Clinical Supervisors in each of these departments, as well as strong team leads. Strong experience

A team-based approach to this large, diverse laboratory staff is crucial for guaranteeing continued buy-in, trust, and efficiency from each member. Actively managing the Microbiologists, Hematologists, Cytotechnologists, Histologists, Phlebotomists, Chemists, and various support staff through direct coaching, team and personal development initiatives, and clear performance expectations will help the CLS Lab Manager continue the upward trajectory of quality improvement for this lab and for the health care system. 

One of the nation’s most recognized metropolitan areas, the San Francisco Bay Area boasts something for everyone. In the deep, damp giant redwoods, white sand beaches, and craggy cliffs of Marin you’ll find miles of hiking trails and relaxing solitude. In the technological capital of the world, Silicon Valley, you’ll find a burgeoning entrepreneurial environment which never ceases to inspire. Of course, San Francisco proper never ceases to amaze. The CLS Technical Laboratory Manager will find history, art, culture, and amazing cuisine around every corner.

As an exempt employee of a well-established and large Non-Profit Healthcare system, the Clinical Laboratory Operations Manager will enjoy job security, a generous benefits package, and competitive compensation. The only thing better is having weekends off to enjoy the view.